How much are Premier League referees paid?

Referee Michael Oliver looks on during the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Fulham FC at City Ground on April 02, 2024 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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Premier League referees are highly-scrutinised individuals having their every decision argued with, championed and ridiculed - and now it's been revealed how much they actually earn. 

While Premier League footballers earn millions upon millions of pounds every season - for some, it takes just a matter of weeks - referees in England's top flight aren't quite as handsomely paid. 

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.